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What’s It Like To Be Nine Months Old?

Author GreatDad Writers
Submitted 05-11-2007

  • I can move toys and other small things from one hand to the other.
  • I may begin to pull myself up to stand. But I need something sturdy to
    hold on to.
  • I can pick up toys, food and small things using my fingers and thumb.
  • I usually put a toy or food down by dropping or throwing it.
  • I have good balance and can sit by myself.
  • I crawl on my hands and knees. I may try to move up and down stairs.
  • I like to watch people, animals, things and activities around me.
  • I want to taste everything I touch.
  • I practice making noises with my mouth. I try to copy the sounds I hear.
  • I recognize my family and like being with them.
  • I am sometimes afraid of strangers. I don’t like being away from my
  • I like to play peek-a-boo and other games that help me find hidden
  • I like to show that I know how to use everyday items like a cup, a
    hairbrush and a ball.
  • I like songs and rhymes and can bounce-dance to music.
  • I know my name and smile when someone says it.

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